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Sts. Isaac Jogues and Rene Goupil: Saint of the Day for Saturday, October 19, 2019

In 1642 the Huron country was in great distress. Harvests were poor, sickness abounded, and clothing was scarce. Quebec was the only source of ...

St. Luke: Saint of the Day for Friday, October 18, 2019

Luke, the writer of the Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles, has been identified with St. Paul's "Luke, the beloved physician" (Colossians ...

St. Ignatius of Antioch: Saint of the Day for Thursday, October 17, 2019

"I prefer death in Christ Jesus to power over the farthest limits of the earth. He who died in place of us is the one object of my quest. He who rose ...

St. Gerard Majella: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, October 16, 2019

St. Gerard Majella is the patron of expectant mothers. He was born in 1726 in Muro, Italy to a family of seven. Majella grew up in a poverty with a ...

St. Teresa of Avila: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Teresa of Ă?vila was born Teresa Ali Fatim Corella Sanchez de Capeda y Ahumada in Ă?vila, Spain. Less than twenty years before Teresa was born in 1515, ...

St. Callistus I: Saint of the Day for Monday, October 14, 2019

Imagine that your biography was written by an enemy of yours. And that its information was all anyone would have not only for the rest of your life ...

St. Edward the Confessor: Saint of the Day for Sunday, October 13, 2019

Edward the Confessor was the son of King Ethelred III and his Norman wife, Emma, daughter of Duke Richard I of Normandy. He was born at Islip, ...

St. Wilfrid: Saint of the Day for Saturday, October 12, 2019

Born in Northumberland in 634, St. Wilfrid was educated at Lindesfarne and then spent some time in Lyons and Rome. Returning to England, he was ...

St. John XXIII: Saint of the Day for Friday, October 11, 2019

The man who would be Pope John XXIII was born in the small village of Sotto il Monte in Italy, on November 25, 1881. He was the fourth of fourteen ...

St. Francis Borgia: Saint of the Day for Thursday, October 10, 2019

Francis was a young nobleman at the court of the King of Spain. He became a Duke when he was only thirty-three and lived a happy, peaceful life with ...